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Switzerland Excursions That Should be on Your Bucket List

By Railbookers Monday, May 31, 2021 Read time: 4 minutes

When planning a vacation, it's important to lock in your preferred excursions to attend and to book these ahead of time so you don’t miss out. Excursions will normally take a full day so it's important to know which excursions are available to the locations you're visiting and pre-book before you get there.

These are some of the most popular excursions to do in beautiful Switzerland: 


The summit of the Jungfraubahn at sunset

One of the best train trips you can take in Switzerland is up to the Jungfrau also knows as the ‘ Top of Europe ‘ and it's the highest railway station in Switzerland. There’s an array of activities to do once you reach the top. The weather station called the ‘The Sphinx’ contains a restaurant and the highest chocolate shop in Europe, souvenir shops, outdoor viewing terraces, and an ice palace that has been carved out of a glacier. Perhaps take a walk to Monchshochhutte ( 2.4 km each way) might interest you. Without a doubt once at the top, the views are amazing! Reserve your vacation to Jungfrau with Railbookers today and let the adventure begin!

The Gornergrat


Known as one of the best train rides in Switzerland and also having the best panorama from the top including Monte Rosa massif, the Gorner Glacier, and the Matterhorn in all its glory. Once at the top, visit the highest shopping mall in Europe, indoor and outdoor restaurants and a hotel called the Klumhotel Gorergarat. Now a modern eco-friendly railway The Gornergrat is one of Switzerland's favorite excursions. The Cogwheel railway has been in operation since 1898 which departs from Zermatt and travels on what is an engineering masterpiece of the 19th century and the world’s first fully electric cog railway. The ride to the top only takes 33 minutes. Reserve your vacation to The Gornergrat with Railbookers today and let the adventure begin!

Mount Pilatus


Ride on the worlds’ steepest cogwheel train ride to Pilatus also called ‘ Dragon Mountain’. There are endless activities waiting for you at Mt. Pilatus, these include trail hikes, walk along the biggest rope park in central Switzerland there are also two hotels, five restaurants but getting there is all the fun. Reserve your vacation to Mount Pilatus with Railbookers today and let the adventure begin!


The city of Lucerne in the evening with Mount Rigi in the background.  

Visit Riji also called The Queen of Mountains from Lucerne by cogwheel railway from Vitznau. Views stretch all the way to Germany’s Black Forest. The summit is called Rigi Kulm and is 1798 feet above sea level. The mountain is popular for hikers and skiers. Reserve your vacation to Rigi with Railbookers today and let the adventure begin!

Mount Titlis


There are many reasons to visit Mount Titlis.  A spectacular ride on the world’s first 360-degree revolving cable car taking you 3020 meters above sea level. The ride only takes 5 minutes with absolute panoramic views making it one ride you don’t want to miss. Mount Titlis has restaurants, a stunning glacier ice cave. Don’t miss walking on the highest suspension bridge in Europe and the famous Cliff Walk. If you want more to do then there’s the Ice Flyer, the Glacier Park where you can try snow tubing, even during summer. Reserve your vacation to Mount Titlis with Railbookers today and let the adventure begin!

Glacier 3000

dog sledding on glacier 3000  

Spend a day visiting Glacier 3000 it's certainly an excursion that has an excellent mix of activities. Getting there is by taking a Skibus from the town of Les Diablerets to the cable car station in Col du Pillon. Les Diablerets can be reached from Geneva via Lausanne, Montreux, and Aigle while it can be reached from Zurich via Bern, Spiez, and Zweisimmen. Views from the glacier are Incredible, including Mt Blanc, The Jungfrau, The Eiger, and The Matterhorn. Activities include, glacier walks, and a peak walk that connects a bridge between two mountains, a snow park, a ride on the Alpine Coaster, visit the Fun Park and why not try dog sledding while you're there. Reserve your vacation to Glacier 3000 with Railbookers today and let the adventure begin!

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